Narrative & Administrative Coordinator


Position Summary
The Narrative and Administrative Coordinator will support the continued evolution of Threshold Philanthropy
by ensuring that reparations, healing, and relationships are centered throughout all the organization’s work.
Areas of focus will include administrative and logistical supports for Co-CEOs, for communications, capturing
and codifying internal learning structures, assist with planning and executing events and retreats, providing
various supports to the Co-CEOs, assist with managing the Seattle office. The ideal team member will be eager
to partner with grassroots community organizations, leaders, and communities to advance healing and
reparations. They will bring a relational approach to supporting and engaging with our diverse range of external
partners, Threshold team members, and founding funders. They will bring a spirit of curiosity, flexibility,
creativity and a desire to build and manage liberatory systems and processes. They will bring rich, intersectional
lived experience and an ability to bring their whole self to the team and work.

Essential Areas of Work
• Manage Threshold’s communications calendar and support the creation and distribution of external
• Support the Co-CEOs with external communications and correspondence (blog posts, video recordings,
holiday communications, partner updates, etc)

• Support Co-CEOs with calendar management (through Calendly or another resource), meeting
preparation, and booking and managing travel
• Support with internal and external partner team meetings by managing logistics, taking notes,
organizing next steps and following up with team members
• Capture and codify the work and learnings of Threshold in real time, as well as by reviewing recordings
of meetings to draw out key learnings, challenges, and successes
• Support day-to-day management of the Threshold office, including greeting and supporting guests
(post-COVID, of course!), purchasing and maintaining office supplies and materials, and coordinating
with building management when necessary
• Support, manage and implement various projects as needed (i.e. managing the organizational learning
agenda, co-creation of various organizational systems and processes)
• Provide additional support with planning and executing event logistics (securing venues, preparing
materials, serving as the point person with event staff, communicating with attendees, etc.)
• Engage in travel to support partners and the Threshold team as needed (up to four trips per year)
Note: As a start-up, Threshold Philanthropy is committed to responding flexibly to changing circumstances and
priorities which means that the expectations of every position are dynamic. This description reflects the assignment of
essential functions but does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Our ideal team member will have experience:
• Working with social justice movement organizations or like-minded non-profits
• Working in an administrative role, specifically in building out administrative systems and
structures that support a liberatory culture
• Writing, editing, and publishing organizational communications
• Working well with and contributing to a small team, remotely and in person
• Managing calendars & calendaring requests and booking travel to support team members
• Coordinating and executing events
• Capturing notes and action items in team meetings to facilitate ongoing management of
strategic plan and website


Our ideal team member will be:
• Passionate about advancing healing, reparations, power-building, and justice, internally
and externally.
• Skilled at time management, project coordination, and people coordination
• Skilled at recognizing challenges, identifying potential solutions, and communicating
challenges and solutions with multiple team members
• Strong in written and verbal communication skills
• Grounded, reliable, and flexible with a high degree of integrity, transparency, and
collaborative ability
• Able to pay close and consistent attention to details and accuracy
• Committed to personal growth, healing, and ongoing learning

• Proficient with data management, review, analysis, documentation, and reporting
• Able to work on a virtual team and juggle multiple projects at once while proactively
communicating with all in a virtual environment
• Deeply committed to relationship building, team building, and supporting external


Salary range of $90,000-$100,000 with full/competitive benefits (for employee, partner/spouse, and dependents), grounded in reparations.


Please apply by email to Cristina Johnson at [email protected] and include the
• A letter describing your interest in the position and how you meet the requirements
mentioned above. Please address letter to Cristina
• A current resume/CV
• A writing sample that demonstrates your style and approach to written communications
• Names and contact information of three references (References will not be contacted until
you have given permission for us to do so.)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to those
received by Monday, February 28th. After an initial application screening, the process will run as
• Initial interview with Threshold’s Director of Operations (30-45 minutes) – March 7th – 10th
• Second interview with Morgan Dawson, Co-CEO and a written activity (45 minute – 1 hour
interview and 1 hour for written activity) – March 14th – 17th
• Reference checks – March 18th and 21st
• Final interview with the Founding Funder, Co-CEOs, and Director of Operations (1 hour) –
March 22nd – 24th

Our Commitment to Justice
In order to heal the wounds of capitalism of racism and capitalism. Threshold Philanthropy is proud
to be an equal opportunity employment workplace. We welcome and encourage job applicants who
are motivated to work with us in addressing social injustice and those who have personal
experience with injustice. Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color; working-class people;
Disabled people; and, LGBTQIA+ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. We prohibit
discrimination and harassment of any kind based on any of the following factors; race, color, religion
(including religious dress and grooming practices), age, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth,
chest/breastfeeding and/ or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, marital status, medical condition (genetic characteristics, cancer or a record or history of
cancer), military or veteran status, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental and physical including
HIV/AIDS, cancer, and genetic characteristics), and genetic information.

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  • Erika Hawthorne
    published this page in Job Board 2022-01-31 16:48:53 -0500